Average Bench: 59.4% (787th of 1053)

Based on 2,037 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA960G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB averaged 40.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 231MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB is 45.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,037 samples)
Min Avg Max
217 Read 372 480
54.6 Write 312 430
6.13 Mixed 234 385
44.5 SusWrite 157 342
60% 269 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 19.9 25.8
11.7 4K Write 74.4 113
0.2 4K Mixed 16 23.5
90% 36.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
82.5 DQ Read 169 216
40.5 DQ Write 231 321
0.2 DQ Mixed 21 35.8
66% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
245GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 303 179 154 135 190 MB/s
Read 347
Write 382
Mixed 326
SusWrite 227
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 19.5
102% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 35.1
88% 180 MB/s
240GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 178 173 173 182 86 MB/s
Read 264
Write 367
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 162
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 17.4
100% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 23.1
74% 154 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 102 128 128 102 128 MB/s
Read 330
Write 39.5
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 119
28% 128 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 18.3
86% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 0.2
45% 108 MB/s
510GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 153 154 154 154 154 MB/s
Read 375
Write 370
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 170
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 15.9
58% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 34.8
82% 165 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,758,378 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical SSD Plus 960GB Builds (Compare 1,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350N-Gaming WIFI-CF - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $769

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